Plant Care Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'


Dracaena marginata 'Ray of Sunshine'

How to care for Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'


How often to water your Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Water needs for Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'
0.5 cups
every 12

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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How to fertilize Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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